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 Josiah Clifton Alspaugh

Josiah Clifton Alspaugh

Birth
Forsyth County, Georgia, USA
Death 22 Dec 1918 (aged 82)
Burial Dickson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 24923780 · View Source
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Named for his grandfather, Josiah Clifton who fought with George Washington, Josiah Clifton Alspaugh was born 8th January in Forsyth County, NC, The eldest son of Henry Alspaugh, Jr., a methodist circuit rider . After his father's death in 1852 he moved to Burns in 1855 and married Zenah Austin. The log house of Zenah's parents, located on Highway 96, called "Lonesome," became Josiah and Zenah's after her father's death. On 25th May 1861 he enlisted in Captin William Thedford's Company K, 11th Tennessee Infantry Regiment. He was with General Joseph E. Johnson, during his Georgia Campaign. General Hood through his campaign to Tennessee and back to NC, and with Johnson at surrender at Greensboro, Nc. He was not wounded, but contacted pneumonia, measles, astham and had a general breakdown, due to overheat, and was always kept on light duty. He applied for pension 16th January 1907. He died 22 December 1918 and was buried in the Austin-Alspaugh Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Beautiful Stoner (Amanda Michelle Anderson)
  • Added: 27 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24923780
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Josiah Clifton Alspaugh (8 Jan 1836–22 Dec 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24923780, citing Austin Cemetery, Dickson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Beautiful Stoner (Amanda Michelle Anderson) (contributor 46811966) .